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Vital Stim Therapy

Dysphagia (dis-FAY-ja), or difficulty swallowing, affects nearly 15 million Americans.  Dysphagia can occur as a result of a stroke or other neurological diseases, COPD or difficulty breathing, history of prolonged ventilator use or tracheotomy, prolonged inactivity (bedridden) or deconditioning as a result of aging, cancer of head/neck, injuries to head, neck or chest areas, or those with a dementia diagnosis.   …


Speech Pathology and Dementia

When one hears the phrase “speech therapy,” for their loved one, they may think, “well, mom talks just fine.” Or, “it’s because of the dementia that mom can’t talk.” Or even, they have dementia, what’s therapy going to do for mom?” What many people don’t realize is that speech therapy encompasses many things, and helping those with dementia and their …

Sciatic Pain

Do you experience pain radiating down your legs? Does sciatic pain limit your daily and recreational activities? The physical therapy team at Priority Rehab and Wellness in Carmel can help you get back to the activities you love!  Sciatic pain is very common and most often involves pain radiating down one or both legs and possibly in foot or toes.  …

Rotator Cuff Injury

Experiencing shoulder pain from a recent or old rotator cuff injury? The Occupational Therapists at Priority Rehab can help!  The rotator cuff is a group of muscles and tendons that surround the joint, allowing the shoulder to move and rotate.  Common symptoms of a rotator cuff injury are a dull ache deep in the shoulder, difficulty reaching overhead or behind …